the branch of psychology that investigates psychic phenomena, such as telepathy, extrasensory perception, or clairvoyance
Origin of parapsychologypara- + psychology
The study of the evidence for psychological phenomena, such as telepathy, clairvoyance, and psychokinesis, that are inexplicable by science.
(countable and uncountable, plural parapsychologies)
From para- (after paranormal) + psychology.